Press Releases

Gin-gle all the way: UK consumers spend £36m on gin in the week before Christmas, 45% more than in 2016

Frozen meat sales up 11.3% as people seek to waste less food
Overall supermarket grocery sales for Christmas 2017 are flat compared with last year, taking price rises into account

IRI launches NEW range of analytics solutions designed to offer smaller brands affordable insights on Media, Price & Promotion and Assortment

IRI, the provider of big data and predictive analytics for FMCG manufacturers and retailers, has announced the latest in its range of affordable solutions tailored for smaller brands that would otherwise be unable to get access to analytics technology. Based on IRI’s market leading LIQUID MODELING™* platform, the new IRI Assortment Optimization Superior and IRI Price & Promotion Superior solutions use store-level data to provide brands with critical business insights to keep up to speed with customers and competitors.

IRI Shopper Insights Report highlights growth of specialist stores over mass market as growing number of shoppers visit drug stores

A new European Shopper Insights Report conducted by IRI, the big data and technology expert for consumer industries, shows that the influence and importance of emerging specialist retail channels, like drug stores, pharmacies* and make-up stores, is growing.

Product range rather than price or convenience drives consumers in-store – IRI European Shopper Insights Report

For 60% range is main reason for store choice when grocery shopping in supermarkets/hypermarkets, while price is key for discounters and online shopping

IRI first to market with new analytics package for convenience retailers to help stores maximise sales and ROI

Convenience retailers now have access to equivalent analytical capabilities as supermarkets to help with store layout, category management, price/promo and product assortment

More people buying vegetarian, free-from and organic food as healthy eating trend gathers pace

British Grocery shoppers become digital Infoseekers as the cost of shopping continues to rise

1 in 3 shoppers uses the Internet to seek information before shopping
Smartphones assist half of digital infoseekers with in-store savings
80% of shoppers prepare a shopping list and 1 in 10 do this on their phone

European grocery shoppers become digital Infoseekers as the cost of shopping continues to rise

1 in 3 shoppers uses the Internet to seek information before shopping
Smartphones assist 65% of digital infoseekers with in-store savings
84% of shoppers prepare a shopping list and 1 in 10 do this on their phone
Southern Europeans more focused than Northern Europeans on finding the best deal

Globus selects IRI as its preferred partner for data sharing and technology in Germany

IRI’s Holistic Retail Solution provides advanced predictive analytics and transactional data insights to Globus and its suppliers

Boots UK and IRI announce customer insight platform partnership

Boots UK announces today that it has partnered with IRI to develop and operate a range of world-class customer insight tools for its product brands*.

£3.7 billion worth of discounts disappear from supermarket shelves as promotions fall to lowest levels in 10 years – IRI Price and Promotion study reveals

The pressure on UK retailers to be more transparent in their pricing has seen the number of trade promotions fall to their lowest levels for 10 years,

IRI figures show we’re going nuts for coconut-inspired beauty products to the tune of more than £12m per year

Sandwich, salad and sushi ‘Lunch on the go’ culture gives convenience retailers £36 million boost says IRI

Meal deals help to drive category growth but convenience retailers reliant on sandwiches are missing out

IRI launches affordable analytics solution to smaller brands – offering marketing mix analysis for £7k in just three weeks

Cooperation agreement entered into by IRI and EROSKI

EROSKI to develop innovative supplier collaboration platform with IRI

IRI calls for industry standard on Big Data Collaboration

IRI’s latest whitepaper on Big Data Collaboration calls for FMCG retailers and manufacturers to unify their data and analytics expertise in order to drive brand and category growth

IRI Launches New Growth Solutions Team to Unlock Opportunities for Manufacturers

IRI and M&S to address Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit 2017 on how retailers and CPG manufacturers can share big data for smart growth

Supermarket range cuts drive decline in sales of new product launches

Revenue from NPD down by £99.6mn in the last year according to a new study by IRI

FMCG manufacturers finding it harder to get the distribution they need to make new product launches a success

Price rises and private label drive up sales of olive oil across Europe